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Gaurav Goel
Gaurav Goel
Patent Agent, Intellectual Property
Patent Agent, Intellectual Property

Gaurav Goel

Gaurav Goel

2801 Via Fortuna
Suite 100
Austin, TX 78746

Gaurav Goel

Gaurav Goel has been a Registered Patent Agent at leading law firms since 2005. His patent prosecution work has involved various technical subject matter, encompassing electrical, mechanical, and biomedical engineering, with emphasis on optics, telecommunications, computer systems, software, instrumentation, semiconductors, medical devices, and hydrocarbon extraction. Gaurav has prepared and prosecuted several hundred patent applications. Previously, Gaurav also worked as a PCT Search Professional under a contract to the U.S.P.T.O. and has drafted over two hundred international examination and search reports of utility patent applications.

Previously, Gaurav was engaged as a senior instrumentation consultant at Intel Corporation and managed automation projects for Dell and Applied Materials. In 1991, he founded and operated N.V.E., an engineering services company in Switzerland, as an Alliance Partner of National Instruments that provided professional system integration services to leading European industrial clients, such as ABB, Siemens, Sulzer, and Novartis, for market sectors including sensors, electronics, biomedics, transportation, plastics energy, and pharmaceuticals.

Gaurav is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He holds an M.S. in Materials Science, with an emphasis on solid-state physics, analytical chemistry, and low-temperature superconductivity.

Physical Sciences

  • Battery systems and cells
  • Electrochemical devices
  • Fluorescence
  • Luminescence
  • Electron microscopy
  • Chemical analyses
  • Thin-film devices
  • Plasma / microwave equipment
  • Fuel cells
  • Semiconductor processing
  • Semiconductor device physics

Mechanical Arts

  • Hydrocarbon extraction
  • Downhole measurement while drilling
  • Drilling control systems
  • Mud pulse telemetry
  • Downhole wireline tools
  • Passenger vehicles
  • Electric vehicle drivetrains
  • Autonomous vehicles
  • Internal combustion engines
  • Micro-Electronic and Mechanical Systems (MEMS)
  • Pressure and force transducers
  • Mechatronics
  • Robotics
  • Industrial automation and control
  • Condition-based monitoring of large rotating machines

Electrical Arts

  • Sensors, transducers
  • Analog signal conditioning
  • Digital signal processing
  • I/O ports and bus interfaces
  • Image acquisition
  • CCD image sensors / video camera devices
  • Image data processing
  • Industrial measurement and control equipment
  • Computer system and architecture
  • Memory devices
  • Display devices
  • Digital bus interfaces
  • Power generation equipment
  • Power electronics
  • Uninterrupted power supplies (UPS)
  • Optical semiconductors
  • Lasers
  • Power grid monitoring and analysis
  • Photovoltaic devices
  • Transformers
  • Industrial robotics
  • Electric vehicles

Biological Arts

  • Electrophysiology
  • Methods of in vivo and in vitro data acquisition
  • Patch clamp neuron measurements
  • Biomedical devices
  • Biomechanical implants
  • GLP/GMP processes
  • Tissue engineering
  • Cell therapeutics
  • Spinal column simulations
  • Radiation treatment equipment
  • Life-cycle testing of prosthetic joints
  • Human gait testing and analysis
  • Surgical tools and systems for ophthalmology
  • LASIK/corneal surgical methods
  • Vitreoretinal surgical methods
  • Refractive vision analysis
  • Intraocular lenses


  • Oregon State University, M.S., Materials Science, 1990
  • Rice University, B.S., Materials Science, 1989
  • Senior Instrumentation Consultant, Intel, 2005
  • Founder and President, New Visions Engineering (NVE), 1992 – 2003
  • German, fluent; Swiss-German, fluent; Hindi, fluent; French, moderate; Italian, moderate